Dates and deadlines
Management and Economics
for the summer semester: December 31 of the preceding year
for the winter semester: May 31
Applicants may apply all year round. For the degree programs in Business Economics, PPE and Management, we accept beginners and conduct admission procedures for summer and winter semesters, for the degree program in Family Business Management only for the winter semester.
We admit beginners for the programmes in Business Economics, PPE and Management in summer and winter semesters. However, the degree programme in Family Business Management starts with the winter semester only.
Philosophy and Culture
The annual application deadline for the degree programs Philosophy and Culture (B.A./M.A.) is June 30 (date of postmark).
Application deadlines for the degree course Philosophy, Politics and Economics are February 15 for the summer semester, and June 30 for the winter semester (date of postmark).
Application deadline for Innovative Nursing Practice is August 31, 2011.
Applications for the Master program in Nursing Science are welcome all year round.
The regular start for the programmes in Innovative Nursing Practice, Nursing Science, and Dementia is each winter semester. For the Master program in Nursing Science, depending on applications, we may accept beginners for the summer semester of 2012, too.
Appointments for admission interviews
As a rule we make individual appointments for admission interviews. Upon receipt and assessment of your written application we shall arrange appointments and inform you accordingly.
Application deadline for beginners in the summer semester 2013:
July 15, 2012
(date of postmark)
The Faculty accepts 42 beginners each semester, in summer and winter.
Please note: the number of applicants is high. Two to three months upon receipt of your application we shall send you either an invitation to attend a weekend of admission interviews at Witten/Herdecke University, or written confirmation that your application has been rejected.
Winter semester 2012/13: June 1, 2012
The deadline is not extendable, and application documents sent by mail must have reached the student dean’s office by this date.
Summer semester 2012: February 15, 2012
Winter semester 2012/13: July 2-6, 2012
Please note: NRW school holidays in 2012 are from July 9 to August 21 2012. We shall not offer any additional days for admission procedures.
Beginners: winter semester
Students changing over from other universities: both summer and winter semester